AP in Florida: Strong in English, social sciences and Spanish; just average in calculus and science

Here is a list of percentages of 2013 high school graduates in Florida and the US earning scores of 3 or better on individual AP examinations from the 2014 AP Report to the Nation.  The higher percentage (Florida or US) is highlighted.  The results are sorted into the same categories used in the AP report.

Math and Science

Subject               Florida           US

Biology                2.39%            2.99%

Calculus AB       4.22%            4.27%

Calculus BC        1.81%            2.08%

Chemistry           1.59%            1.94%

Computer Sci    0.29%            0.47%

Environ Sci        3.48%           1.55%

Physics B            1.37%              1.37%

Physics C E&M  0.24%             0.31%

Physics C Mech  0.57%            0.78%

Statistics             2.81%           2.66%

English, History and Social Science

Subject               Florida           US

Comp Gov          0.41%           0.30%

English Lang     10.73%         7.45%

English Lit         8.27%           5.92%

Euro History      2.82%          1.80%

Human Geo       5.53%           1.17%

Macroecon         2.78%           1.49%

Microecon          1.75%            1.04%

Psychology         9.28%          4.35%

US Gov                4.50%          3.62%

US History          7.08%         6.32%

World History    5.32%         2.73%

Arts and World Languages

Subject                 Florida        US

Art History          0.89%        0.33%

Chinese                0.03%          0.18%

French                  0.40%        0.34%

German                0.04%          0.10%

Italian                  0.05%         0.03%

Japanese             0.02%           0.04%

Latin                     0.04%          0.07%

Music Theory     0.56%         0.31%

Spanish Lang     4.51%          2.52%

Spanish Lit          0.83%        0.34%

Art 2-D                 1.25%          0.50%

Art 3-D                 0.17%          0.07%

Drawing              0.63%         0.34%

 

 

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